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Happy Homeowners Share Their Experiences In Choosing A Custom Home Builder

If you have been dreaming of that custom built home on Long Beach Island there are some things to consider when choosing a building company.  For instance, some of your questions may be:  Are they reliable?  Will they do what they say they will do, for the price they say it will cost?  With so…

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What You Should Look for in a Custom Home Builder

When it comes to choosing a new home builder to build your custom home, you can’t be careful enough.  If you don’t do your homework, your dream home can quickly turn into a nightmare.  Finding the right home builder involves a lot of planning and consideration.  Building a custom home is an investment for your…

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Exciting New Electrical Outlets that are Cutting Edge & Convenient

How many times have you been in need of charging your device and all you have is your USB cable without an adapter for a standard outlet? Ok, that happens to us all the time and it’s really annoying because usually you need your tablet, smartphone or device to charge up now and the adapter is…

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Why It’s Still A Great Time To Build At the Jersey Shore

Coastal communities in any state are always a good bet for real estate investments, and that holds true for New Jersey properties as well.  And with a finite amount of land available, the demand for building a vacation or second home at the Jersey Shore is high.  There are several reasons why this demand has, and will…

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10 Best Reasons to Build Your New Home at the Jersey Shore

For generations people have flocked to the shores of New Jersey during the summer months for vacations and getaways.  It’s the place where family memories are made and time seems to stand still.  From the sounds of the seagulls and waves coming ashore during the day to the lively music and entertainment at the boardwalks at night,…

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Exciting New Home Design Trends For 2014 That Actually Make Sense

Every year around this time we like to take a look at the exciting new home design trends for so we can share with you the latest products and materials: from kitchen trends to baths and all the colors and finishes you need to make your new home beautiful and functional. This information can help…

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A Home for the Holidays – Start Now and Enjoy Your New Home Next Year

Sleigh bells are ringing and we’re decking the halls, so no one is really thinking much about doing anything but celebrating the holidays right now.  But, we would like to remind you that if you are looking at a new home at the Jersey Shore, now is a great time to thing about it.  One…

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How Your Custom Home Builder Can Help

Building a new home can be stressful during normal circumstances; however, rebuilding your home after an event like Superstorm Sandy can seem like a nearly impossible task.  There is so much happening all around, from changes in codes and regulations to long waiting times for township inspections.  Who does a homeowner turn to in these…

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Inspiring Design Features for Your Custom Beach Home

Now that the colder weather has officially arrived, it’s time to think about NEXT summer!  But don’t think about it because you’re cold and it’s snowy outside while you long for the warmth of the summer sun.  Think about starting your custom vacation home here at the New Jersey shore.  Now is the time to…

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On the Bay or on The Beach – Where to Build Your Custom Home

The lifestyle along the bay can be much different than the sand and surf, so it’s important that you consider the way that you will be using your home, who your guests may be and what your plans are for the on season and off season before you decide on bay or beach for your…

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Interior Design and Finishes for Custom Homes at the Beach

Living by the beach is calming, serene, breezy, sunny and peaceful.  Chances are if you own a beach home, you love the beach and the water.  Sometimes it can be a bit overwhelming to design a beach home without being “too literal”.  We are going to break it down simply to help you bring the…

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Keeping the Cape Cod Feel In Elevated Jersey Shore Custom Homes

Home designs along the Jersey Shore can vary depending on what town or, should we say, “What Exit”, off the Garden State Parkway you are in.  A prevalent design in some areas, like Long Beach Island towns consist mainly of homes that are more traditional New England inspired designs with old, weathered cedar shakes and…

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How to Extend Your Summer Season

The summer season has officially ended at the Jersey shore; however that doesn’t mean it’s time to pack up and leave.  The weekends during the fall on Long Beach Island can be incredibly relaxing, and there are many ways to extend your season as the weather begins to cool down.  We have compiled a list…

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Beat the Heat – Water Features that Rock

The heat and humidity just keep coming here at the Jersey Shore, but nothing cools better than the feel of the salt water on your skin and the ocean breezes through your hair.  Not only can water features provide that cooling affect for hot summer weather, but they can add beauty and tranquility to you…

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Why Neighbors Matter When Rebuilding on LBI

Now that the Sandy dust is starting to settle and existing homeowners are deciding whether to keep or sell their storm damaged homes on Long Beach Island or the lots that remain after homes have been demolished, there can be some pretty good deals on properties in Long Beach Township and a few other towns…